Kurt Angle Says He Turned Down In-Ring Offers From AEW And IMPACT

Kurt Angle won't be wrestling for AEW, Impact or anywhere apparently.

Angle retired in 2019 following a WrestleMania loss that invovled an underwhelming tour of matches. However, Angle doesn't appear to have any desire to return to the ring, to the point to where he's turned down multiple offers.

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"I had AEW, TNA, they’ve offered. But, I can’t do it. I wish I could. My body’s too banged up. I’m fifty-two years old. Just trying to live my life now and trying to live it in less pain. I’m in a lot of pain right now. I’m suffering from the career I’ve had, but I don’t regret it. AEW I think was a seven match deal. TNA I think they were just gonna do one match. But I just felt my final match is in WWE. I knew that I lost the step. I wasn’t the same as I was in my prime. I didn’t like the person I was, the performer I was. So, if I can’t perform at the level that I was in my prime, I’m not gonna do it any more. That’s why I turned down the offers from AEW and TNA," Angle said.

In addition to returning to the ring, Angle has also had the opportunity to manage, and work in a variety of roles. However, he's just not interested right now. He has his eyes set on something else.

"I’ve had offers for that, too. But, I’ve been kind of sitting idle right now. Working on my supplement company, Physically Fit Nutrition. We have the chicken snacks and the snack smart crispy protein bits. I also do the podcast and I’m actually taking acting classes right now. So, I want to pursue some movies. See how I do in that field. But, eventually I’ll probably go back to pro wrestling and do some appearances," said Angle.

You can see our full interview with Kurt Angle at the top of the page, and can check out the Kurt Angle Show on AdFreeShows.com. You can also check out his nutrition line at this link.

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